Kazuhito Nozu

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We previously reported an automatic method for quantitative analysis of schistocytes or fragmented red cells using an automatic hematology analyzer, XE-2100. In the study reported here, we evaluated the accuracy of this detection method in patients with thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA). A follow-up study was performed on 14 patients with two types of TMA,(More)
Methods Consecutive patients with SSc without cardiac symptoms and healthy controls underwent CMR. Peak systolic regional circumferential and radial strain (Ecc and Err, %) were calculated using a feature tracking analysis on mid-left ventricular slices obtained with cine MRI in six segments. Furthermore, perfusion defect (PD) under pharmacological stress(More)
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